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Army nurses may be used to staff NHS front line during strikes, report states

Nurses’ strike: will the army be called in to keep NHS services running?

Defence officials may be looking at how military personnel could fill in for nurses

Flexible working offered to NHS nurses going through the menopause

‘Taboos need to be broken,’ says NHS England as health body publishes menopause guidance

Comedians, MPs and public show their support for nurses’ strike

Rob Delaney, Diane Abbott and Dane Baptiste among those expressing solidarity

First dates announced for nurses’ strike action in December

Strikes on Thursday 15 and Tuesday 20 December in England, Wales and Northern Ireland

Lucy Letby trial: nurses tell court they did not administer insulin to premature baby

Child F’s heart rate surged and his blood glucose dropped dangerously after IV feed

NMC is aiming to reduce it s backlog of FtP cases

FtP: regulator optimistic it will cut backlog that can mean years of limbo for nurses

Not for the first time, NMC is hopeful it can ‘crack’ delays in cases being resolved

Evidence and Practice

Benefits of a collaborative approach to service evaluation in urgent care

Benefits of a collaborative approach to service evaluation in urgent care

Collaboration and service evaluation are important to enable high-quality care

Assessment, diagnosis and treatment of children who present with stridor

Assessment, diagnosis and treatment of children who present with stridor

Stridor indicates partial upper airway obstruction and requires prompt medical assessment

Accidental hypothermia: pathophysiology, investigations and management

Accidental hypothermia: pathophysiology, investigations and management

Increase your awareness of the range of rewarming techniques used in accidental hypothermia

Investigating the link between organisational justice, positive organisational behaviour and productivity in emergency nurses

Links between organisational justice, positive organisational behaviour and productivity

How organisational justice can be linked to improve productivity in emergency nurses

Comparing the hair apposition technique with traditional closure in scalp lacerations: a literature review

Comparing the hair apposition technique with traditional closure in scalp lacerations

A literature review of the clinical outcomes for patients with scalp lacerations using HAT

What is the Sepsis Six tool and how and when should I use it?

Implementation of the protocol, updates and other guidance for nurses to consider

Features

Workplace aggression: how to handle difficult colleagues and when to raise concerns

What to do if hostile, rude or negligent behaviour is affecting morale and patient care

Sleep deprived? How to get a good rest, whatever your shift pattern

Find out what aids good sleep, whether you’re working nights or days

Challenging clinical decisions: how to raise concerns about care

It can be difficult to question senior colleagues. Find out how to do it well

Free

Gloves off: how to implement greener infection control with one small change

RCN Nursing Award winner Robert Vicente’s tips on cutting waste while maintaining safety

When patients withhold facts: how to spot untruths and encourage openness

‘White lies’ can jeopardise care, but they may just be a way to avoid judgement

Free

Advance care planning: my tips for supporting patients in end of life decision-making

Our 2022 Patient’s Choice Award winner champions choice and communication to empower patients

Opinion

How I tackled poor fluid balance monitoring to improve patient outcomes

Emergency department sister Gemma Gessey’s improvement project made significant change

Suicide among nurses: how we can reduce risk and stigma by simply talking

Ways to support colleagues through open, honest discussions

What nurses really want for Christmas: better pay and conditions

The profession deserves a better deal all round, all year, not a teabag ‘thank you’ treat

Students

Welcome to your placement: how a ‘hello’ pack can help students feel at home

A nurse explains her idea to improve the learning experience for students and the team

A guide to infection prevention and control: what nursing students need to know

Protecting patients and staff from infection is a fundamental part of care

What is breakaway training and why do nursing students need it?

Helping students anticipate and escape volatile situations with patients

Careers

What does it take to be a major trauma nurse practitioner?

Find out about a role that follows the patient from critical care to recovery

Are you a super-helper? How to ditch the guilt and avoid burnout

Super-helpers won’t say no to helping people even when it affects their well-being

What does an occupational health nurse do and could it be the role for me?

Find out about a varied career that can be in the NHS or anywhere in the world of work

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